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Facebook Shares Jump


Running up 6% today to close over $45.

Facebook Inc (FB) shares spiked 6% to close at $45.07. 

Embrace the Pullback: Buy the SSO

Robocopy - I'd buy that for a Dollar

Stocks will bounce back, buy the SSO.

Since Monday the ProShares Ultra S&P500 (SSO) has dropped 3.7%.  The pullback in U.S.

Nic Cage - Leaving Las Vegas - Hit the Bottle

The site came down last month for a few days, will it come down again?

If you frequent then you know it doesn't always work that well. Buffering, buffering and more buffering.  What do you expect?  It's free and illegal for God's sake. 

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Stocks to watch as we close out summer. 

Fellow Masters (all 5 of you), as we close out summer we are most interested in Apple Inc (AAPL), Yelp Inc (YELP), Zillow Inc (Z) and Tesla Motors (TSLA).  They are all popular stocks and it's easy to get in and out in a hurry if needed. Forget old man stocks, go with these winners and enjoy the momentum.

Right about Apple Inc.

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Mastery told you so.

Apple Inc (AAPL) is doing all it can to stay above the $500 mark.  Congrats to all who listened to us on July 27th when the stock was $50 bucks cheaper.

Upgrade for a Big Short Stock


That would be Pandora.

Pandora (P) got some love from JP Morgan today (JPM), but it has yet to move the stock.

Mr. Burns - Evil

With equities at all-time highs, look to the shorted stocks to continue the run.

Tesla (TSLA), U.S. Steel (X), and GameStop (GME) all have more than 30% of their float sold short.  Should these companies have any type of good news, the stocks are climbing up.

The comeback Stock of the Summer

Apple Inc - All Kinds of Apples

It's just easy money.

Apple Inc (APPL) went from $420 to $440 in the last two weeks. Since last week's earnings call the stock has been on the mend.


Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 07-25-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Forgetaboutit - Sopranos

Another week gone by, forgetaboutit.

We rewind the week and check out the pin action on Apple Inc (AAPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and consumer awareness with yogurt and expiration dates.